Border Patrol spokesman Omar Zamora said Vargas was in custody after being stopped going through security at the airport in McAllen.
An Alford plea means a former police chief doesn't admit to the crime but acknowledges prosecutors likely can prove the charge.
Campaign finance reports released Tuesday show former congressman Todd Tiahrt has raised nearly $125,000.
Jesse is the oldest living Reticulated Giraffe living in a North American zoo.
The deal announced Tuesday would create a formidable No. 2 to rival Altria Group Inc.
A western Kansas woman has died from injuries she suffered in a house explosion that also claimed her two sons.
John Milburn, communications director for the Sam Brownback re-election campaign, issued the following statement to Kansas First News in res…
The county sheriff's office says 33-year-old Chad Engel was arrested Friday at Kanopolis Lake.
America's schools are one of the few government institutions where the children and teens coming unaccompanied across the border are guarant…
Deputies didn't have grounds to arrest 16-year-old Dominic Stolfi when they responded to a disturbance call at a home near Benton at 2:40 a.…
A Virginia man says he has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess.
Nineteen-year-old Matt Guthmiller completed the more than 29,000-mile journey in a single-engine airplane Monday night.
Four teens are facing charges authorities say was the sexual assault of a highly intoxicated 15-year-old girl that was videotaped on a cellp…
Crews are working to get a Louisville-to-Norfolk freight train back on track after 14 rail cars derailed in southwest Virginia.
A Maui grand jury on Friday indicted Capobianco on a second-degree murder charge in the death of Carly Scott, 27, who has never been found.
A Kansas legislative committee is asking the state's education department to reconsider a plan to fingerprint public school teachers.
Ryan Goodman of Lee's Summit died in November 2009 in a mechanical accident.
The national average stands at $3.61 per gallon.
The protests are expected to mirror those in Murrieta, California, where the mayor and residents blocked buses carrying immigrant children w…
The players, in matching black T-shirts bearing "1," lapped up the love by playing up to the estimated 400,000 people packing the "fan mile"…